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Colombia Human Rights Assessment Sneaks Past Parliamentary Scrutiny
Liberals table platitude-laden report to empty House of Commons.
Steelworkers Seek Reinstatement of Retiree Health Benefits
“It’s unconscionable that U.S. Steel management can stuff their pockets while health benefits have been taken away from our pensioners.”
Time for New Rules on Creditor Protection
The deck is stacked against workers and pensioners. We need a new law that fairly lays out what a company must do when it invests in Canada.
Free Webinar on Electoral Reform
Register to attend the Broadbent Institute's free webinar on proportional representation, Wed., July 20, 12-1 p.m.
KPS Abandons Bid for Essar Steel Algoma
With other bidders and/or restructuring proposals waiting in the wings, KPS departure provides opportunity to put restructuring back on track: Steelworkers
USW Calls for CCAA Public Inquiry, Hedge Fund Drops Stelco-Algoma Merger Bid
"Right now it's all about greed. Greed drives this process." - Gary Howe, USW Local 1005 President
How to Talk about Race in Your Union
Police shootings of black men, as well as street-level activism by Black Lives Matter, have brought issues of racism to the forefront. Here’s how one union local in the U.S. is acting, with useful suggestions that can be applied to our work in Canada.
USW Demands Canada, U.S., Mexico Act on Global Steel Over-Production
Steelworkers call on the “Three Amigos” to pursue coordinated trade enforcement to end global steel over-production.
USW Cares: SOAR Member Answers Call to Action
For SOAR Member Fred Girling, advocating for victims of HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) who have not been compensated by the federal government hits close to home.
Essar Global’s Elimination from Industry Restructuring ‘Potentially Devastating’: Steelworkers
“We’re calling on the provincial government to stand up for the best interests of our working families, pensioners and communities.” - Marty Warren
USW and Philippine Labour Association to Assess Telus in Philippines
“Our goal is to raise standards everywhere – in Canada, in the Philippines and wherever any of our employers operate.” - Leo Gerard
CPP Deal a First Step: Steelworkers
“A greater, long-term commitment for substantive expansion of the CPP is needed to ensure basic retirement security for all Canadians.” - Ken Neumann
Time Is Now for Meaningful CPP/QPP Expansion: Steelworkers
"Failure is no longer an option. It's time to take meaningful action." - Ken Neumann, USW National Director
Welcome to Canada!
Steelworkers sponsor refugees.
CBC Report on Ottawa Fatality and Criminal Investigation Shows Progress, Say Steelworkers
Criminal investigation of workplace fatality indicates USW campaign is making progress toward proper enforcement of Westray Law.
Minimum Wage on the Move
The call for a fair, $15 minimum wage is becoming too resounding for policy-makers to ignore.
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Add your name to the NDP campaign for a fair, proportional voting system.
Banning Two-Tier Pensions
Steelworkers call on Quebec government to actually adopt its own policy
A Dedicated Community Advocate – A USW Cares Story
USW Supports Men's Health Week – Take the Pledge
Join Canadian men during Men’s Health Week – June 13-19, as we rally together to share how we plan to improve our health.